How to cook a turkey, coconut cream pie, cranberry trivia

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, November 18, 2018

wild turkey

Valleys lay in sunny vapor,
And a radiance mild was shed
From each tree that like a taper
At a feast stood. Then we said,
“Our feast, too, shall soon be spread,
Of good Thanksgiving turkey."

–George Parsons Lathrop (1851–98)

Sunday, November 18, 2018
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How to Cook a Turkey

How to Cook a Turkey: Cooking Times and Tips
Ready to roast the big bird? Here are our tips on how to cook a turkey, including a chart on how long to cook a turkey for peak flavor!


Rakes Are So 20th-Century!

Some yard owners use rakes. Others use leaf blowers. Thoughtful cleanup in the fall will prepare your yard and garden for spring! Echo blowers are here to make activity easier so you can focus enjoying the season.

Best-Ever Coconut Cream Pie

Joe Licata’s Best-Ever Coconut Cream Pie

“Joe is my brother-in-law and a connoisseur of New Jersey diner desserts.

Wooden Wing Bookmarks

Made in Vermont from a very thin maple veneer that won’t damage book bindings. Choose from bald eagles, barred owls, great blue herons, ospreys, peregrine falcons, snowy owls, cardinals, eastern bluebirds, and hummingbirds.

Why Turkey on Thanksgiving?

Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving?
Why do we eat turkey (well, most of us) on Thanksgiving? It’s a bit of a mystery but it helps if you know a little history of this all-American feast day.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac

Includes a free hole for hanging up in your outhouse! String not included.

Cranberry Trivia

All About Cranberries: An American Native
Here are five fun facts about cranberries, as well as tips for growing this American native and favorite seasonal ingredient yourself.
Almanac Retro Advertising Thermometer

Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too. 

The Thanksgiving Table

Seasonal Crafts: Make a Glove Turkey (Thanksgiving Table Decoration)
Make a glove turkey, a cute decoration for a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Here’s how.
Support Your Local Farmers Tote Bag

This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA.